Unscheduled, unauthorized cane fire burns 5 acres on Maui

Maui Fire Department
Maui Fire Department

A fire on Maui burned about five acres of cane in Paia near Baldwin Avenue.

The fire broke just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Crews responded to a report of an unscheduled and unauthorized cane field burn. The fire was extinguished at about 4 p.m.

Damages were estimated at $25,000.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was undetermined.

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